The Son of Quizzicals
The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
This is a 3 parter connected to Mother Goose. You have to at least get 2 to win the prize. Answer these:
1. Who was the real Humpty Dumpty
2. During the mid 1300s, this bridge had more than 140 shops and houses on it. It’s in Arizona.
3. This great American Poet was embarrassed that he wrote: There was a little girl/with a little curl/right in the middle of her forehead/.. (etc.). Name him. Good luck!
IS, In order: 1. The real Humpty Dumpty was a canon used by the Royalists in the English Civil War. Not till Alice, Lewis Carroll, “Through the Looking Glass”, and, illustrator Sir John Tenniel, did we get HD as an egg. 2. London Bridge is in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. It USED to cross the Thames from 1831 on, but it was bought from London by Robert P. McCulloch, and moved. 3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but he was a bit embarrassed by it.
I had no correct eligible answers. Seems your Goose laid an egg on this one. I don’t dumb down so please wise up. (Answers gathered from ‘Pop Goes The Weasel’, by Albert Jack.
Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or my NEWER cd CALLED ‘NEXT”(‘06) or my NEWEST cd CALLED ‘THIRDS” (May ‘07) or my MORE NEWEST cd Called “FOUR-TH” (‘08) or my MOST NEWEST cd CALLED ‘5-TH (Nov.’09) or my MORE NEWEST NEWEST cd CALLED ’6-TH’(Feb ’12)( one of the 6 CD set). Hunkasaurus.com (has them all plus videos and more) if you are the first to E-MAIL ME AT THIS ADDRESS: tom-hendricks @ att.net(remove blanks of course) with the correct answer to this art question.
DEDICATION: These contests are dedicated to my sister, Peggy, who answered more of the questions correctly than anyone else.
Bear with me on this – it rambles. A scientist, in 1900, took some chicken wire and a board and made a maze to test the smarts of his lab rats. You’ve seen a thousand cartoons on this with every variation. Sooner or later some have humans in the rat race. But this is no science question. The scientist based his maze – it was an exact copy – on a formal garden, that was indeed for humans. Name the garden.
FINE PRINT: The CD prize is only available to those with mailing addresses in the US. Foreign winners will have to settle for the miniscule fame alone, and the satisfaction of a job well done. But don’t forget you can listen to all the music on the website, whether you won or lost – and I’d be glad if you did!
Readers, IF you like these puzzles and would like to resend them to friends, post them on any newsgroup, or any website, please do so. The more the merrier! For tons of past quizzes go to, the musea website at musea.us or the Musea blog at musea.wordpress.com And don’t forget the music/videos at hunkasaurus.com http://www.youtube.com/TomHendricksMusea (all my videos)
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(editor of the 21 year old zine Musea)